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Is Williams Partners L.P.(NYSE: WPZ), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/29/2010. Williams Partners L.P. is in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Williams Partners L.P., is 1963.38, and so far today it has a volume of 422606. Performance year to date since the 7/29/2010 is 50.65%.

To help you determine whether Williams Partners L.P. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 27.33. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Williams Partners L.P. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 3.16 and the P/B ratio is 1.2. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 224.18 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Williams Partners L.P. is trading at, 37.35 (-1.81% today), Williams Partners L.P. has a dividend yield of 8.94%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -3.65, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 68.12% after growing -421.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -446.30%, and -5.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 595.21, and the number of shares float is 249.13. The senior management bring insider ownership to 57.96%, and institutional ownership is at 36.30%. The float short is 3.10%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.93. Management has seen a return on assets of -4.60%, and also a return on investment of -2.40%.

The ability for Williams Partners L.P., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 1 and total debt/equity is 1.05. In terms of margins, Williams Partners L.P. has a gross margin of 78.60%, with its operating margin at -20.50%, and Williams Partners L.P. has a profit margin of -30.70%.

The 52 week high is -2.12%, with 210.34% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.56% and the 200 day simple moving average is 43.43%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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